ARMY OF THE POTOMAC FIFTH CORPS SECOND DIVISION SECOND BRIGADE SEVENTEENTH U. S. INFANTRY Seven Companies Lieut. Colonel J. Durell Green Commanding
July 2. Arrived in the morning and took position with the Brigade on the right of the Twelfth Corps. Later moved to the left and at 5 P. M. formed line with the Brigade at the right of Little Round Top and advanced across Plum Run to the crest of the rocky wooded hill beyond near the Wheatfield under a severe fire from the Confederate sharpshooters on the left then facing left the Regiment with the Brigade occupied the stone wall on the edge of the woods. The Confederates having opened fire on the right and advanced in the Wheatfield in the rear the Brigade was withdrawn under a heavy fire on both flanks and from the rear and formed in line on the right of Little Round Top having been engaged about two hours.
July 3. Remained in same position.
Present 25 Officers and 235 Men
Casualties Killed 1 Officer and 24 Men Wounded 13 Officers and 105 Men Missing 7 Men
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